Amicus Koa Pre-Order
This short scale 12 string is often referred to as the mandolin for guitar players. The Amicus can add rich dynamic tones to any musical situation but with a tuning that is familiar to guitar players it has a unique and independent voice of its own. (Full description below)
How to Pre-Order…
- Order now online
- Pay in full or pay 50% deposit now followed by 3 equal monthly instalments for the remaining 50%
- Once payment is processed our sales team will contact you and provide a full selection of Veneer options available for you to choose from.
- All pre-orders have a four-month lead time (All guitars are built to order)
Please note, the Veneer options shown in the gallery are only a small selection of what is available at time of purchase, a full range of choices will be made available to you once your order is confirmed. Also old bridge displayed on this model. All new orders come with new carbon pinless bridge.
Talk to our sales team on the live chat or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or any pre-sales questions.
High Brilliance of a Mandolin, Tuning For Guitar Players.
Known as the mandolin for guitar players, the Amicus is designed with a short 18” scale, tuned up to D – the same as having a capo on the 10th fret, giving the player the high brilliance of a mandolin sound but with a tuning that’s familiar with a guitar player. Expanding the sonic possibilities, the Amicus can add compelling textures, depth, and rich dynamic range to any musical situation. A great addition to any guitar player’s collection.
This Amicus features a Koa wood veneer, a full gloss finish on all surfaces, Gotoh 510 tuners (18:1 ratio), an LR Baggs Element Active System™ – VTC pick-up, and comes with a custom-padded Emerald Guitars gig bag.
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1 15/16”, 48.5mm
2 7/16”, 62mm
|Max Body Width|
12 3/16", 310mm
|Max Body Depth|
|Max Body Length|
15 3/8”, 390mm
22 medium stainless steel frets
Gotoh 510 tuners 18:1 ratio (cosmo black)
Graphtech low friction nut and saddle
LR Baggs Element Active System™ – VTC
High gloss finish on all surfaces
.0085, .011, .015, .020, .029, .042
Custom-padded Emerald gig bag (weighs 1.7kg/3 3⁄4 lbs)
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